46 results for author: Fatema Abdalla


Send a letter thanking Jagmeet Singh and the NDP Caucus on their position on Palestine

We, along with many other allies, have been pushing for change so that we stand for human rights everywhere. We are pleased to see our leaders listening. Thank you Jagmeet Singh for taking a major step forward by with the NDP’s position on Israel and Palestine. Thank you for your consistent condemnation on illegal settlements, demolitions and plans of annexation, for demanding justice for slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, supporting the jurisdiction of the ICC, and for supporting Palestinian human rights groups. Now is the time for the rest of our leaders to step up, and heed the calls of the international community, by demanding justice for ...

Élections provinciales Québécoises 2022 / Quebec Election 2022

--English below-- Cette élection, demandons à nos dirigeants de rendre des comptes.    Cette élection, qui aura lieu le 3 octobre, sera déterminante pour l'avenir de la province. Au cours des dernières années, il a été de plus en plus difficile d'être musulman au Québec. La discrimination systémique, comme la loi 21 et les politiques d'immigration racistes, doivent cesser. Le sentiment de sécurité et d'appartenance doivent être rétablis.  Lors de cette élection, demandez à vos candidats locaux ce qu'ils font pour aborder des questions clés pour notre communauté. Ensemble, mettons fin à l'islamophobie.   Vous avez ...

NCCM Foreign Affairs Conference

NCCM is thrilled to announce our first ever Foreign Affairs Conference, in partnership with IRC and ISNA Canada. The world is changing quickly and so are our conversations around foreign policy. New voices are emerging. New challenges are looming on the horizon. What is increasingly clear, as Canada navigates greater uncertainty, is the importance of taking an inclusive, human rights-based approach in foreign policy endeavours.     From human rights activists to community leaders, Muslim voices are an integral part of any discussion surrounding foreign affairs. Through their unique lived experiences and expertise, they offer a distinct ...

Online Harms

Canada is now the leader among G-7 countries for Islamophobia related deaths in the past five years. The social environment in our country has become more Islamophobic and toxic. Hate crimes spike again and again. Enough is enough, it’s time for real change. We got here because hate is allowed to run rampant online. It’s time for real and measured online harms regulations to reduce online hate. We cannot allow content that openly incites violence against people and groups. We need reasonable laws that mitigate this growing hate while protecting civil liberties. We also need to amend Bill C-18 to make sure that tech giants ...

BJP Leadership and Ethnic Cleansing Measures in India

Click here to read our full policy brief. NCCM is asking the Canadian government to ban officials from India who have called for racist and genocidal violence against Muslims and other minorities in India.   These 13 individuals, all members of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), should be banned from entering Canada under Section 35 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. They are among the loudest voices calling for ethnic cleansing and violence against India’s minority Muslim population. Most are leading BJP figures. Their administration has recast India as built exclusively for Hindus, with minorities as second-cl...

Accountability Report: One Year After the National Action Summit Against Islamophobia

Accountability Report: One Year After the National Action Summit Against Islamophobia More Muslims have been killed in targeted hate attacks in Canada than any other G-7 country between 2017-2021 because of Islamophobia. That fact was taken to heart outside the London Muslim Mosque on June 8, 2021, when thousands of Londoners and people from different parts of the country gathered in the aftermath of the attack that took the lives of four members of the Canadian Muslim community in a shocking act of Islamophobic violence. The London Muslim community, the NCCM, and hundreds of organizations across Canada joined voices ...

Send a Letter to Minister Joly Demanding that Canada Recognize the Jurisdiction of the ICC in Investigation of the Killing of Shireen Abu Aqla

On Wednesday, May 11, veteran journalist Shireen Abu Aqla was killed while wearing a press vest on assignment in the occupied West Bank. This attack on a journalist and their ability to report is a violation of international law. The UN Special Rapporteur on Palestine has already described the incident as a ‘potential war crime’, echoing calls from hundreds of other politicians, organizations and community leaders demanding justice for Shireen Abu Aqla. The death of Abu Aqla points to the immediate need for an impartial and thorough investigation by the ICC to seek accountability for this egregious crime. We need you to do two ...

Send a Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau Urging the Canadian Government to Stand Against Islamophobic Violence in India

Shocking footage shows large crowds committing acts of Islamophobic violence across numerous states in India this past Sunday. One person died and many were injured.Mosques were attacked, cars and shops were lit on fire, and many acts of intimidation were carried out against Muslim minority communities. Some even danced with swords outside of mosques and performed anti-Muslim chants. Canada must not remain silent during this escalation of anti-Muslim sentiment and violence across India. Join us in urging Prime Minister Trudeau to denounce the violence. Send a letter today. YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!  

NCCM Policy Brief: Uyghur Rights

As the international community arrives in Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics, global attention on the games must not eclipse efforts by human rights defenders to focus international attention on China’s well-known human rights abuses.   Among these issues is Beijing’s ongoing mistreatment of the Uyghur minority in the Uyghur region of China, including the subjecting of interned individuals to forced labour. The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) is calling on the Canadian government to ramp up efforts to ban the import of goods stemming from forced Uyghur labour in China.   The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) human rights ...

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